Here you can download, save and print our blank 7 string guitar tab in PDF Format. To download our free blank 7 string guitar tablature template, simply right-click on the link below, and select “Download Linked File”. Many brands and artists have used 7 string guitar in their music in the past such as Limp Bizkit, Korn, and even some of the guitar greats such as Steve Vai.
How To Use Our Blank 7 String Guitar Tab
In tablature there are two basic rules you need know. Lines equal strings, and numbers equal frets. Let’s start with the first rule. Since we are using blank 6 string guitar tab, the bottom line is the 7th string, also known as “Big” or “Low” B. it is the thickest string on your guitar. The line at the top of the blank guitar tab is the 1st string, which should be the thinnest, or smallest string on your guitar.
Next, you can write numbers directly on the lines of the 7 string blank guitar tab. The numbers represent what frets you are to place your fingers in. Numbers that are stacked on top of each other mean all of the notes are played at once, such as in a chord. Essentially, tablature is a form of the Cartesian coordinate system for string instruments. So whenever you get stuck with reading guitar tablature, you can ask your self these two questions:
- What string am I supposed to be on?
- What fret am I supposed to be in?
If you answer those two questions correctly, then you will not have any problems reading tablature. If you struggle with answering those two questions, don’t worry, everything takes practice. Lastly, there are many symbols for tablature, more than can be explained here. You will want to start learning basic tab symbology to help you understand the basics.